Int’l pax up 5.4%
INTERNATIONAL passenger movements through Australia’s airports continued to grow during Mar, increasing 5.4% on the same period last year.
Figures released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) also show a 2.4% increase in domestic travellers, resulting in a 3.1% overall increase in passengers.
In all, 12.7 million passengers passed through Australia’s airports in Mar, including 3 million internationals.
The Sunshine Coast experienced the greatest growth of all Australian airports, with passenger numbers up 12.9%.